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National Screen Service, American, 1920 - 2000  Search this
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Warner Bros. Pictures, American, founded 1923  Search this
Tamara Dobson, American, 1947 - 2006  Search this
Max Julien, American, 1933 - 2022  Search this
ink on paper
H x W: 41 1/16 × 27 1/8 in. (104.3 × 68.9 cm)
A promotional poster for the film Cleopatra Jones. Depicted at the center of the poster Tamara Dobson as Cleopatra Jones. She is wearing a white fur long-sleeve jacket with an orange shirt underneath. She is also wearing black bell bottom pants with an orange stripe down the legs and black shoes. She is holding a black gun with a shoulder stock in her right hand. The gun is resting on her hip. She is standing in front of a yellow and orange circular flame with black-and-white drawings of various scenes from the movie inside of it. These scenes include a car chase, her kicking two men, a close-up of a woman's face singing or talking, a woman on a motorcycle, Cleopatra Jones shooting, and a fight scene in front of a city. “Cleopatra / Jones” is written at center left in red and yellow type. Written in black type to the left of Cleopatra’s leg is “She's / 6 feet 2" of / Dynamite... / and the / Hottest / Super Agent / Ever!” A white sticker with black type IS adhered to the top right corner of the poster reads “RECOMMENDED / AS / ADULT ENTERTAINMENT.” The billing block and additional copyright information is at the bottom of the poster in black text. Written vertically on the back of the poster in the top left corner in black ink is “CLEOPATRA JONES.” Stamped vertically in blue ink on the back of the poster at center is “73-147.”
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Blaxploitation films  Search this
Film  Search this
Women  Search this
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Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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© 1973 Warner Bros., Inc
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